Ep. 47 – The Army's Future, with Secretary of the Army Mark Esper

March 14, 2018 00:23:13
Ep. 47 – The Army's Future, with Secretary of the Army Mark Esper
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Ep. 47 – The Army's Future, with Secretary of the Army Mark Esper
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Show Notes

Secretary of the Army Mark Esper has an important set of priorities for the Army. In this episode of the MWI Podcast, he discusses those priorities, and explains how his experience as an Army officer on active duty and in the reserve components informs the perspective he brings to his job as the senior civilian overseeing the US military's largest branch.

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